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3rd Chakra Solar Plexus-Chakra Primer
Next in the series “Chakra Primer” is the third Chakra. This yellow Chakra is the solar plexus also known as Manipura. Each Chakra is very unique, read this article for some characteristics: associated colors, main issues involved, glands and body parts affected, astrological sign, and sense.
A Yoga Primer Chakras - Root Chakra
Chakras are energy centers throughout the body each with their own distinct characteristics. There are 7 Chakras running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. I will be taking you on a tour of each chakra for the next few weeks.
B.K.S. Iyengar Brought Life to Yoga
Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar died August 20, 2014 at the age of 95. He helped popularize yoga around the world as a teacher and author of 14 books on the subject. This is not another obituary but a simple look at his life with Yoga.
Basic Yoga Equipment for Everyone
Yoga equipment can help provide steadiness and balance. It is helpful in positioning yourself into proper alignment and even adjusting yourself deeper into the pose.
Beginning Yoga Students Start Here
The wonderful thing about yoga is that everyone starts in their own place, within their own ability. In a typical yoga class you will see students of varying ages, levels of ability, and stages of development. Learn what to expect from your new yoga class and how to make the most of it.
Does Yoga Burn Fat
Yoga has been added to the many fitness crazes, finding classes in gyms and studios as well as many other places. The question being asked by "fitness" yoga students is, Does yoga burn fat? This is not a simple question and here are facts on yoga, fat loss, and calories burn.
Fourth Chakra Anahata – The Heart
This article is the next in the series “Chakra Primer”. The fourth Chakra, Anahata, is the heart. This green chakra is the center of love and compassion.
Friday Yoga Sequence
By the end of the work week you may be ready for a restful, calming yoga experience. This is a seated sequence with some forward bends and a few restorative poses that will provide the ultimate relaxation.
Inhale and Exhale During Yoga
Your breath is in tandem with the yoga postures that you practice. Each pose has the same distinct pattern and once you have practiced yoga for awhile you will feel the pattern emerge. Here are several examples to practice your breathing with the pose.
Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga for Relaxation
This type of yoga is called Kum Nye (Koom Nyay. Kum Nye brings many wonderful benefits such as rest from mental and emotional stress; counteraction of stiffness and rigidity while providing muscle tone; increased circulation of the blood; and the ultimate benefit of total relaxation.
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